One of five accused home invaders found guilty of Felony Murder - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

One of five accused home invaders found guilty of Felony Murder


One of the five men accused of a December home invasion that left one woman dead was found guilty Thursday.

Police believe 19-year-old Lee Griffin, along with four other men, broke into a home on the 1000 block of North Michigan Street in South Bend in December of 2012.  Police arrested the men as they were leaving the home.  Five people, including two children, were found injured inside the home.  One of them, Sandra Price, died from her injuries on January 5.

Griffin was found guilty on two counts of Felony Murder and four counts of Robbery.  Walter Neely previously pled guilty to Murder and Robbery and was sentenced to 115 years in prison.  Khawana Lamar pled guilty to Felony Murder he is scheduled for sentencing on September 13.  The other two suspects, Nate Coley and Gemari Cotton, have trials set for November.

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 28

58096 County Road 7, South
Elkhart, IN 46517

Switchboard: 574.679.9758
News Phone: 574.679.4545
Station Fax: 574.294.1267

All content ©Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSJV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Heather Stewart at (574) 343-5310. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at